Polish verbal and nonverbal communication

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Poles are known as talkative people who talk a lot, especially within their families. Women may also get together for tea and talk about their families, or anything else going on in the world.

Friendship is very highly valued, as is family, and when Poles see each other—or even meet each other for the first time—it is customary to kiss each other three times, once on one cheek, then the other, then back to the first. It is more common than shaking hands or hugging, and both men and women do this both for saying hello and goodbye.

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